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Want to know what the Bible says about Boastfulness? Here are 34 Bible verses about Boastfulness from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Matthew 6:1-2 NIV
6 “Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of others to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven.
2 “So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full.
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Proverbs 26:12 NIV
Do you see a person wise in their own eyes?
    There is more hope for a fool than for them.
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James 4:6 NIV
But he gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says:
“God opposes the proud
    but shows favor to the humble.”
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James 1:26 NIV
Those who consider themselves religious and yet do not keep a tight rein on their tongues deceive themselves, and their religion is worthless.
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Ephesians 4:32 NIV
Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
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1 Peter 5:5 NIV
In the same way, you who are younger, submit yourselves to your elders. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because,
“God opposes the proud
    but shows favor to the humble.”
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Proverbs 12:16 NIV
Fools show their annoyance at once,
    but the prudent overlook an insult.
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Ephesians 4:31-32 NIV
31 Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. 32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
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Philippians 4:8-9 NIV
8 Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. 9 Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you.
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Colossians 3:9 NIV
Do not lie to each other, since you have taken off your old self with its practices
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Proverbs 15:1 NIV
A gentle answer turns away wrath,
    but a harsh word stirs up anger.
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Romans 14:1 NIV
Accept the one whose faith is weak, without quarreling over disputable matters.
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James 1:19-20 NIV
19 My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, 20 because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.
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Matthew 7:12 NIV
So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.
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Proverbs 14:21 NIV
It is a sin to despise one’s neighbor,
    but blessed is the one who is kind to the needy.
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Romans 12:2 NIV
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is —his good, pleasing and perfect will.
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Proverbs 27:2 NIV
Let someone else praise you, and not your own mouth;
    an outsider, and not your own lips.
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1 Corinthians 13:4 NIV
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.
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Proverbs 20:22 NIV
Do not say, “I’ll pay you back for this wrong!”
    Wait for the Lord, and he will avenge you.
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Acts 20:35 NIV
In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’
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